Forscher von Microsoft Research haben einen Server-Cluster aus 50 Mini-Mainboards gebaut, der nur einen Bruchteil der Energie eines herkömmlichen Clusters benötigt. Auf den Boards stecken die aus Netbooks bekannten Intel-Atom-CPUs. Für Hochleistungsanwendungen wie Datenbanken ist der Verbund aber zu schwach. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Voice recognition developer Nuance announced plans to acquire Zi, a company that offers a variety of text input technologies designed for mobile users.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell's net income dropped 48 percent for the fourth quarter, the company said Thursday, as it also announced it is increasing its cost-cutting goal to US$4 billion by the end of fiscal 2011 as it tries to come to terms with the recession.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're the kind of computer user who loves monitoring every aspect of your system, is your new best friend. This freebie can monitor and graph just about everything your system does, from bandwidth to CPU usage, RAM use, and plenty more.
Premium-Inhalt. Hong Kong suffered the biggest fall in the number of job advertisements for information technology (IT) supervisor-manager and programmer positions in the fourth quarter of 2008, according to international recruitment consultancy Robert Walters, in its newly-released Asia Job Index.
Premium-Inhalt. More than 1,500 experts and professionals are expected to tackle the latest challenges in IT healthcare in Kuala Lumpur from 24-27 February at the HIMSS AsiaPac09 conference and exhibition.
Premium-Inhalt. The economic downturn has accelerated an existing surge of open source technology adoption, said technology firm Sun Microsystems.
Premium-Inhalt. The 498-bed Malaysian Hospital Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah (HoSHAS), located in Temerloh, has chosen Microsoft's new Amalga Hospital Information System (HIS) and the Microsoft Amalga RIS/PACS to help realise its goal to become a model 'e-hospital'."
Premium-Inhalt. French communications giant Alcatel-Lucent has appointed a new managing director and country senior officer for its Malaysian operations.
Premium-Inhalt. Pining for instant access to episodes of "" on your iPhone (and really, who isn't)? CBS Mobile has you covered with its new (iTunes link) released on Thursday. The app offers free streaming video content from CBS (including CBS News, Sports, and Radio), the CW, and Showtime, as well as CBS-owned Cnet and some other places (CBS aquired the along with its in 2008).
Premium-Inhalt. The bad economy may be a boon to relatively inexpensive open-source IP PBXs, which one study says already account for nearly 18% of all PBXs installed last year in North American business networks.
Premium-Inhalt. Rapid-fire pasting, quick access via the Finder's menu bar, and other new controls highlight the changes to the latest version of . All told, version 2 of the clipboard manager includes 14 new features, according to developer Chronos.
Premium-Inhalt. this week its intent to stand and fight against a with a plan to go after competitors and seize market share in areas like , mobile devices/services, browsers, databases and even search/advertising.
Premium-Inhalt. A slew of new WLAN hardware and software suggests that 802.11n high-throughput WLANs are fast becoming more affordable and manageable across all industry segments.
Premium-Inhalt. organizers have announced the latest crop of hand-picked emerging technologies, including a portable device that works as a netbook and touch-screen tablet, a voice-to-text SMS application for the iPhone and a network of small, battery powered wireless cameras that stream video directly to the Internet.
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Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Corp. researchers are experimenting with low-powered servers using Intel Corp.'s inexpensive, efficient Atom processors designed for netbooks.
Premium-Inhalt. Last year the tech world decided that Facebook was all that, and . This year, everyone's atwitter about Twitter. (Which I guess means that Twitter founders are the new Manny, Moe, and Jack of micro-blogs.)
Premium-Inhalt. QuadCamera from developer is one of many apps available for download that allow you to do fun and artistic things with the iPhone's built-in camera. And the finished results are usually something you'd be proud to put on your Flickr page.
Premium-Inhalt. reports that a remake of the video game is coming to the and . In the article, it's suggested that UK-based developer , who made for and PSP, is working on recreating Konami's survival-horror classic.
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Premium-Inhalt. Young adults like watching movies in 3D more than older people, and high school dropouts like it best. And 60 percent of those who have donned those silly glasses to watch a 3D movie theatrically would be willing to spend more to get 3D capabilities in their next TV.
Premium-Inhalt. Two intriguing developments Friday in the ongoing saga of the vanishing American newspaper: Hearst Corp. will launch a , and the Long Island daily Newsday plans to end free Web content and .
Premium-Inhalt. As you browse the Web, you most likely want to jot down notes, thoughts, and ideas--and you most likely forget them, never to find them again. A great little Firefox add-on called solves the problem for you neatly. When you want to write a note, click the little note icon at the bottom right-hand corner of Firefox, type it in, then save it. When you want to see all your notes, press a hotkey, and a sidebar panel opens with a list of all of your notes. You can then browse through them, search through them, edit them, and delete them.
Premium-Inhalt. Users of Microsoft's 3D simulation platform have been rocked by news that the company has laid off or reassigned most of the platform's developers. However, Microsoft is refusing to comment on the future of the software.
Premium-Inhalt. The that President Barack Obama signed last week has a devoted to a nationwide transition to electronic medical records, one of his administration's highest priorities. However, it remains to be seen how the software industry will react to the stipulations regarding patient privacy, including clauses that describe how health information technology companies will be liable if patient privacy is breached.
Premium-Inhalt. There hasn't been a large-scale notebook battery recall , but an incident in Britain illustrates the importance of switching out batteries subject to earlier warnings.
Premium-Inhalt. As Yahoo employees hunker down amidst a reorganization, new CEO Carol "" Bartz just can't seem to stop the media leaks. It's gotten so bad that even a memo warning against leaks was leaked.
Premium-Inhalt. Singapore's national carrier, Singapore Airlines, has extended its contract with IT services provider Tata Consultancy Services. The contract, valid for three years, will see the latter providing support for a range of IT processes and applications across the airline.
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Premium-Inhalt. Days after Visa Inc. seemingly confirmed that a data breach had taken place at a , following on the recent breach disclosures by Heartland Payment Systems Inc. and RBS WorldPay Inc., the credit card company now is saying that there was no new security incident after all.